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Story Cafe and Open Mic

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Story Cafe and Open Mic

Time: August 8, 2009 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: ArtWorks New Bedford, MA
Street: 384 Acushnet Avenue
City/Town: New Bedford
Website or Map:
Phone: (508) 984-1588
Event Type: storytelling, and, open, mic
Organized By: Karen Chace
Latest Activity: Aug 5, 2009

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Hi friends,

Please consider taking a drive to New Bedford, MA this Saturday, August 8, to hear the wonderful Lani Peterson. We begin at 7:00 p.m. with an open mic. Max time is 10 minutes. If we have a lot of folks we may cut it down a bit. At 7:45 we break for refreshements and Lani goes on at 8:00 - 9:00.

ADMISSION: FREE (pass the hat for the featured performer)
AUDIENCE: 18 and older
For more information email Karen Chace at

I hope you can join us. If not his time, mark your calendar for Saturday, September 26 when the brilliant Simon Brooks will be our feature.

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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.


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